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U.S. strike on Iran could have consequences in North Korea

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By KIM TONG-HYUNG

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Typical theorizing about what might go wrong based on no evidence.  In fact NK seems almost totally disinterested in this whole incident.

-2 ( +5 / -7 )

Kim Jong-Un will have realised what will happen to his country and position of dictator if he ever gives up his nukes.

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Pyongyang, I'm sure, has been paying close attention to the broken deal.

It is interesting how the rocket launches continue in the DPRK and Trump is still singing Kim's praises. And yet, the Iranians were not breaking their deal and look where we are now...

Still, we must be glad of dialogue between the DPRK and the USA, even if it's fronted by two of the most deranged individuals on the planet.

6 ( +11 / -5 )

Better "small talk" than no talk at all!

But Kim definitely understands what his destiny could be.

No giving-up his nukes, that's for sure, despite what deDonnie would like to see.

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It is interesting how the rocket launches continue in the DPRK and Trump is still singing Kim's praises. And yet, the Iranians were not breaking their deal and look where we are now...

BINGO!

Thanks, Donny.

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It is interesting how the rocket launches continue in the DPRK and Trump is still singing Kim's praises.

so you think Trump should saber rattle? Please y’all make up your minds!

And yet, the Iranians were not breaking their deal and look where we are now...

Yes, yes and Israel, the Saudis and the Pentagon are laughing at that statement.

Still, we must be glad of dialogue between the DPRK and the USA, even if it's fronted by two of the most deranged individuals on the planet.

Kim definitely....throw Nancy and Schiff in their as well.

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NO! The death of Iranian general Soleimani has nothing relevant with North Korea and no consequences will happen at all! Iran has no nuclear weapons and she is naive enough to comply the scrapped 2015 nuclear agrement until the new year day of2020 even Trump has stated it clear he wont comply! Iran is dreaming she can bargain with Donald Trump over the 2015 nuclear agrreement! North Korea has own nuclear warheads since 2006 and her nuclear arsenals were combat ready although very small! North Korea iks a nuclear hedgehog that prepares for an all out war with U,S,! The North Koreans were bravely facing a big bully known as US armed forces in Pacific and they were really dedicated to fight until the last blood like a 21st century Stalingrad! North Korea is defiance and they worries nothing from Donald Trump!

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I'm sure Trump didn't even think about the consequences of killing Sulemanei would have on Kim. He didn't even think what the consequences were on the Mullahs....

That's all at a higher intellectual level than someone with "the understanding of a fifth grader"...

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Yes, yes and Israel, the Saudis and the Pentagon are laughing at that statement.

Incorrect.

-1 ( +4 / -5 )

DPRK has gone all silent. None of the usual exaggerated verbiosity, bluster and threat. This speaks volumes.

Unable to play their favored brinkmanship games, I think the very unpredictability of DT suddenly has them worried.

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Yes, yes and Israel, the Saudis and the Pentagon are laughing at that statement

No, they’re busting up.

DPRK has gone all silent. None of the usual exaggerated verbiosity, bluster and threat. This speaks volumes. 

Unable to play their favored brinkmanship games, I think the very unpredictability of DT suddenly has them worried.

Most definitely.

-1 ( +5 / -6 )

Experts say 

Sure. Sounds credible. I'll believe it. Baa.

-3 ( +1 / -4 )

So like the killing of Gaddafi to NK

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Sure, fake media, we get it: Whatever orange man does is bad. Fake media believers: How comforting it is to live in a simple world!

-3 ( +5 / -8 )

Diplomatic Note from Trump to Kim;

Trump: Dear Little Rocket Man, my former lover.... It's me, the Stable Genius....

I missed your Christmas gift - where's the vase?

But to more important matters - I have US forces locked and ready to destroy 1950 locations in North Korea (1950 - get it?). This includes highly significant cultural sites like that big statue of your Dad and Grand Dad in Pyongyang...

So unless you can give me some real (or made up) dirt on Joe Biden, you may want to keep your eyes focused upward...

Let's make a deal - or a QPQ....

Looking forward to see you soon - and your wife - I really like your wife....

Trump the Imperious....

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Sure, fake media, we get it: Whatever orange man does is bad. Fake media believers: How comforting it is to live in a simple world!

A very, very narrow one sided skewed world.

-3 ( +3 / -6 )

Commander Soleimani was a military target who has engaged USA troops on several occasions. The US Military eliminated him from the battle field as the USA Sovereign Embassy in Iraq was being attacked by forces that at the very least are loyal to Commander Soleimani and possible under his dirrect command.

The Commander and Chief of the USA Military was briefed by Senior Members of his Civilian and Military staff and asked to make a 'command' decision on this engagement.

As an American, I have 'ZERO' isses with these facts.

As for North Korea, it possess very little threat to the USA Military (by very little, I mean none).

-1 ( +3 / -4 )

Soleimani was eliminated because he was effective at fighting ISIS. The US needs ISIS to justify their presence there.

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USA soldiers die to protect the energy (oil) supply of allied nations. I hope that in my lifetime this will change. America has energy, we don't have to import it.

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Message received loud and clear USA could do has done same thing to anyone anywhere

William Blum former US State Dpt official spent his life exposing USA's murderous foreign policy

U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II https://williamblum.org/books/killing-hope/

-2 ( +1 / -3 )

Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War. ( indicates successful ouster of a government)*

China 1949 to early 1960s

Albania 1949-53

East Germany 1950s

Iran 1953 *

Guatemala 1954 *

Costa Rica mid-1950s

Syria 1956-7

Egypt 1957

Indonesia 1957-8

British Guiana 1953-64 *

Iraq 1963 *

North Vietnam 1945-73

Cambodia 1955-70 *

Laos 1958 , 1959 , 1960 *

Ecuador 1960-63 *

Congo 1960 *

France 1965

Brazil 1962-64 *

Dominican Republic 1963 *

Cuba 1959 to present

Bolivia 1964 *

Indonesia 1965 *

Ghana 1966 *

Chile 1964-73 *

Greece 1967 *

Costa Rica 1970-71

Bolivia 1971 *

Australia 1973-75 *

Angola 1975, 1980s

Zaire 1975

Portugal 1974-76 *

Jamaica 1976-80 *

Seychelles 1979-81

Chad 1981-82 *

Grenada 1983 *

South Yemen 1982-84

Suriname 1982-84

Fiji 1987 *

Libya 1980s

Nicaragua 1981-90 *

Panama 1989 *

Bulgaria 1990 *

Albania 1991 *

Iraq 1991

Afghanistan 1980s *

Somalia 1993

Yugoslavia 1999-2000 *

Ecuador 2000 *

Afghanistan 2001 *

Venezuela 2002 *

Iraq 2003 *

Haiti 2004 *

Somalia 2007 to present

Honduras 2009 *

Libya 2011 *

Syria 2012

Ukraine 2014 *

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William Blum former US State Dpt official spent his life exposing USA's murderous foreign policy.

No one in thier right mind would describe Bill Blum this way. A quick wiki check will explain exactly who Mr. Blum was and why he wrote the sorts of things he wrote.

As far as Communist China and Mao. I'm fairly certain the USA alliance at the time was with the ROC, not the PROC. The world turned it's back on Taiwan, not the USA.

Bill Blum, narrow reading list always make facts seem simple.

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Let's have everyone in the world to stop this war madness and stop stirring up of hatred to anybody so let's work for world peace right now shall we?

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